Pakistan Kidnapping Nightmare

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Last month I reported on Maria Shahbaz, a 14-year-old Christian girl in Pakistan who was abducted and forced to “marry” a Muslim man. This is not an isolated case! Huma Younus is another Christian Pakistani girl who was kidnapped, forcefully converted to Islam and then made to marry her abductor this year.

Christmas for Refugees Update

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Our Christmas events normally range between 100 and 700 kids in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, and Bethlehem. But this year the Covid-19 situation will force me to arrange for smaller and therefore many more events. This will bring up the cost... can we do it?

Remembering 9-11

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Each of us will remember exactly where we were and what we were doing at the moment we heard about the Islamic Jihad attack against our nation on September 11th. On that fateful day I was on my way to Washington, DC to participate in the Sudan Peace Act press conference to be held at the Rayburn House Office Building at 10:00 a.m. that morning.

Pakistan Outrage in the Name of Islam

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A 14-year-old Christian girl who was abducted and forced to "marry" a Muslim man in Pakistan has been ordered to be handed over to her abductor. This decision overruled a lower court that had placed her in a women’s shelter.

Christmas Program Starts Up During Uncertainty

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Our ministry partners in the Middle East have begun preparations for Christmas programs regardless of the uncertainty. Areas that were locked down during the early Covid-19 outbreak and then reopened are once again in lock-down. Will those areas be open in December?

WATCH: Will there be a Christmas for Refugees in 2020?

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Watch this video from RFC President, William J. Murray, as he speaks about what the 2020 Christmas for Refugees events will look like in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

Horror in Lebanon

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The horrific explosion in Beirut occurred in a predominantly Christian area. Many churches were destroyed or damaged. It is our duty to help our Christian brothers and sisters in their time of need in Lebanon. I pray we can help repair the school and assist with food for the poorest.

The Chairman's Report for August 14, 2020

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There will be Christmas for Refugees in 2020 / Advocacy … Sanctions stop aid delivery to Syrian Christians. Let’s change this! / Advocacy … President of Turkey goes full Islamist and must be stopped / Nigerian orphanage near capacity and remains in the danger zone

Pakistan Christians Are Falsely Accused for Blasphemy

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In several Muslim countries Christians are in prison and often facing death after being falsely accused of blasphemy toward Islam. Often this is done to steal property or as some personal revenge. Here are a few of the stories from Pakistan.

WATCH: LSESD Video on the ground in Lebanon after explosion in Beirut

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Christian organization, Lebanese Society for Educational & Social Development (LSESD) records this video update which documents how several Christian organizations in Beirut were impacted by the blast and how they are dealing with the aftermath.